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2017 Round 29 Captain Options and Poll

It’s captain poll time for Round 29! Don’t forget, the transfer deadline is, Wednesday the 20th at 7:00pm EST so be sure to get all of your trades in and captain set by then. There are several good captain options for this round, have you decided on yours yet? To help you, check out to top options from the MLSFB and MLSFI crew below. Also, …

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2017 Round 29 Predictions and Power Rankings

The following predictions are based on the ELO ranking system. This system was first used in chess to calculate the skill level of players and predict the most likely winner. It’s a good system, but soccer is not chess because soccer can end in a draw. I’m using a modified formula that tries to predict the chance that a team …

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2017 Week 29 xG Matchup Rankings

With unlimited transfers this season, match ups are more important than ever. The question is how to evaluate match ups, especially if you’re only an aspiring Armchair Analyst and not yet the real thing. The answer? Expected Goals (xG). What are expected goals (xG) The idea behind xG is simple. Every shot is awarded a probability of scoring based on the …

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2017 Round 29 Form Difficulty Charts

There are many different types of articles that can help fantasy managers prepare for each round. Player recommendations, injury updates, and captain polls always help, but MLSFB started with simple charts difficulty. Let’s get back to the basics. Here are the 2017 Round 29 Form Difficulty Charts for the MLS Fantasy season. These charts attempt to reduce bias by removing …

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MLSFI S3: Round 28 Review & Round 29 Preview

Reid, Mike, and Jason are joined by Tim from Soccer Captains to review the record breaking events from Round 28 and preview the potential of Round 29. There is some great discussion about the potential fantasy options form each team, and a little extra preview from a galaxy far far away. Enjoy Host & Co-Hosts Reid Connelly Michael Denton Jason …

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2017 Round 28 Expected Player Offensive Points

Every week, I’ll be publishing a list of top players ranked by expected offensive points. “Offensive points” includes expected shots, goals, assists, and key passes based on the weekly matchup(s) and past performance. It also includes the 2 points the player would receive for playing 60+ minutes. Sadly, offensive bonus points (except key passes) are not included at this time. Defensive bonus …

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2017 Round 28 Captain Options and Poll

It’s captain poll time for Round 28! Don’t forget, the transfer deadline is, Wednesday the 13th at 7:00pm EST so be sure to get all of your trades in and captain set by then. There are several good captain options for this round, have you decided on yours yet? To help you, check out to top options from the MLSFB and MLSFI crew below. Also, …

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MLSFI S3: Round 27 Review & Round 28 Preview

Reid and Mike are joined by special Patreon guest Sherry Snyder to review the top fantasy points from Round 27 and preview all of the games from Round 28. Everyone also gives their opinion on the value of Atlanta players as they start their big run of double game weeks, and we learn the secret to Patreon listner team building success. …

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2017 Round 28 Form Difficulty Charts

There are many different types of articles that can help fantasy managers prepare for each round. Player recommendations, injury updates, and captain polls always help, but MLSFB started with simple charts difficulty. Let’s get back to the basics. Here are the 2017 Round 28 Form Difficulty Charts for the MLS Fantasy season. These charts attempt to reduce bias by removing …

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2017 Week 28 xG Matchup Rankings

With unlimited transfers this season, match ups are more important than ever. The question is how to evaluate match ups, especially if you’re only an aspiring Armchair Analyst and not yet the real thing. The answer? Expected Goals (xG). What are expected goals (xG) The idea behind xG is simple. Every shot is awarded a probability of scoring based on the …

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